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prophecy

noun
     
Related topics: Occult
proph‧e‧cy plural prophecies
1 [countable]RO a statement that something will happen in the future, especially one made by someone with religious or magic powers [↪ prophet]
prophecy (that)
The prophecy that David would become king was fulfilled.
prophecy of
the prophecy of Isaiah
2 [uncountable]RO the power or act of making statements about what will happen in the future:
She had the gift of prophecy.

➔ self-fulfilling prophecy

at self-fulfilling

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